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U.S. says in talks with Poland on troop increase

Feb 13 2019

WARSAW The United States is in talks with Poland over Warsaw's request for more American troops on its soil, but no decision has been taken so far, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, as Washington weighs potential military threats from Russia.

U.S. seeks to increase pressure on Iran at Warsaw meeting

Feb 13 2019

WARSAW Foreign ministers and senior officials from 60 nations gather in the Polish capital Warsaw on Wednesday where the United States hopes to ratchet up pressure against Iran despite concerns among major European countries about heightened tensions with Tehran.

Exclusive: EU considers proposals to exclude Chinese firms from 5G networks

Jan 30 2019

BRUSSELS/WARSAW The European Union is considering proposals that would effectively amount to a de-facto ban on Huawei Technologies Co. equipment for next-generation mobile networks, four senior EU officials said, adding to mounting international pressure on the world’s largest maker of telecom gear.

Poland set to exclude China's Huawei from 5G plans

Jan 24 2019

WARSAW Poland is set to exclude Huawei from its future 5G network in favour of European players following the arrest of an employee from the Chinese telecoms company on suspicion of spying, officials and industry sources say.

Liberal mayor of Poland's Gdansk dies after stabbing

Jan 15 2019

GDANSK/WARSAW Pawel Adamowicz, the liberal mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, died on Monday of his wounds a day after being stabbed by a former convict who rushed the stage during one of Poland's biggest annual charity events. | Video

Poland arrests Huawei employee, Polish man on spying allegations

Jan 11 2019

WARSAW/LONDON Poland has arrested a Chinese employee of Huawei and a former Polish security official on spying allegations, officials and sources told Reuters on Friday, a move that could fuel Western security concerns about the telecoms equipment maker. | Video

Italy and Poland want 'new spring' in Europe: Salvini

Jan 09 2019

WARSAW Italy and Poland should join forces to reshape Europe, Italy's far-right Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday during a visit to Warsaw to drum up support for a eurosceptic alliance to contest May elections to the European Parliament.

Italy's Salvini visits Poland to discuss eurosceptic alliance for EU elections

Jan 08 2019

WARSAW Italy's far-right Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and the leader of Poland's ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, will discuss on Wednesday the possibility of forming a eurosceptic alliance to contest the European Parliament elections in May.

Ryanair sidesteps unions by ramping up ultra-low-cost unit

Dec 04 2018

WARSAW/DUBLIN Ryanair is ramping up a new subsidiary with weaker labor rights to better compete in eastern Europe, infuriating staff and unions by bypassing concessions granted during a year of industrial strife. | Video

Polish ruling party tries to broaden appeal as support wanes

Nov 29 2018

WARSAW With a year left until a parliamentary election, Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party is trying to broaden its appeal to voters outside its core conservative-nationalist constituency, amid signs that its support is waning.

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